Congrats to Professor Harry Ufland, recently interviewed about his international teaching efforts in connection with Dodge College by Australia’s premiere film magazine, FILMINK.
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Planning for the University Film and Video Association (UFVA) Conference 2013 is under full swing! Check out the Story First website here. With our plenary speaker, Peter Debruge, announced, and many of the key panels and presentations lined up, it’s definitely not too early to register for the conference, held for its third time at Continue Reading »
The entire list of student films, projects, campaigns, screenplays and creative achievements is now available!
Hawk Koch, head of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Commencement ceremony, graduating our newest class of film and media arts professionals! Dean Bob Basset writes, As the goal of a commencement speaker is to inspire students as they think critically about the road ahead, there Continue Reading »
We’re thrilled with the recent preview of our Women In Focus panel in the OC Weekly, which digests some of the impact and legacy of the inspiring women who will appear on the Marion Knott stages next week. We look forward to seeing you there!
Most of the dust has settled from another incredible year of the Busan West festival, and it’s time to look back to see what people loved the most, so we can start looking forwards to next year’s event!
Chapman’s 14th Annual WOMEN IN FOCUS Conference will Feature Diablo Cody, Maya Rudolph, Nancy Meyers, Donna Langley, Penelope Spheeris and Anne Fletcher!
Chapman Filmed Entertainment, the first-of-its kind film production company run through Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts, announces lead cast members for the company’s debut thriller Trigger.
Excited for Ahhnold? So are we. Learn how to get your questions to the front of the line for the Q&A with Arnold Schwarzenegger, Kim Jee-woon, and alumnus Andy Knauer later this week!
Busan West is coming to the Folino soon, and picking up speed on the way! Today’s press includes a great tip-off in Variety, the leading film industry magazine and blog.
While staff are in the midst of putting the finishing touches on the event, take a minute to check out the coverage in the OC Register on our upcoming Busan West Film Festival beginning this Friday, March 8. It’s movies, masters and martial arts all weekend, so get your tickets today!
Dodge College alum, and screenwriter of The Last Stand, Andy Knauer was recently interviewed by CHUD (Cinematic Happenings Under Development). The conversation wanders through the screenwriting process for a big-budget Hollywood flick, and takes some hilarious turns along the way.
Dodge College professor of Film Studies, Dr. Nam Lee, was recently quoted in an L.A. Times article on the misconceptions of the portrayal of violence in South Korean cinema and how it differs from Hollywood violence. Written by Times contributor Mark Olsen, “A world of difference in reactions over foreign, U.S. film violence” examines the Continue Reading »
ScreenDaily, one of our favorite breaking-news industry blogs, is just as excited about Arnold Schwarzenegger’s appearance as we are!
Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts, recognized as one of the premiere film schools in the United States, in continued partnership with South Korea’s Busan International Film Festival (BIFF), Asia’s largest film festival, today revealed the official program for the upcoming Busan West Film Festival March 8-10.
Orange, CA (February 13, 2013) – Hollywood producer Cathleen Summers (The Sandlot, Stakeout, Another Stakeout) has been named the Spring 2013 Marion Knott Filmmaker-in-Residence at Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts, recognized as one of the premier film schools in the United States. The announcement was made today by Dodge College Dean Continue Reading »
Alex Rose has worn quite a few hats over her time in the film industry! After being nominated for numerous awards, including an Oscar for her work on Norma Jean, Rose has been a key influential presence at Dodge College over the years. She currently works as Chair of Special Projects and Industry Initiatives, and was Continue Reading »
Film blog BZFilm recently met Prof. Nam Lee to discuss the upcoming Busan West Film Festival we’re hosting here at Dodge College. An excerpt from the interview with Prof. Lee: The festival is being staged by Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts in partnership with South Korea’s Busan International Film Festival – Continue Reading »
Film factulty member and Chapman Entertainment producer Travis Knox was recently featured on the Rick Reiff show.
As part of our annual exchange program during January term, Chapman Singapore students caught the attention of local press while making a film.
We’re thrilled to announce that among the many, many films you can see at the Sundance Film Festival this year, you will find numerous Dodge College alumni holding their breath off-stage, in anxious anticipation, as their films premiere in one of the world’s largest international film festivals!
Fueled by the rapidly expanding influence and popularity of Korean filmmakers in Hollywood, Busan West, the annual pan-Asian film festival staged by Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts in partnership with South Korea’s Busan International Film Festival (Asia’s largest film festival), is expanding its program and introducing a competition for the 2013 Continue Reading »
ProVideoCoalition.com highlights our recent purchase of three ground-breaking new digital video cameras, the Sony F65 8K sensor camera. Like many developments in the digital-filmmaking front, we’re the first!
A huge round of applause is in order for Caylee So, a recent alumna from the 2012 Graduate MFA Film Production program, (directing emphasis), who was just named one of the best student directors in America from the Director’s Guild of America. Read on to see Caylee’s acceptance speech, and for more details on her Continue Reading »
Sikhlens today unveiled details of its annual Sikh Arts and Film Festival (SAFF) to be held from November 16 – 18, 2012, at Dodge College. Events include the premiere screening of five Chapman student scholarship films.
Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts Taps Hollywood Talent for Faculty Posts: Barry Blaustein, Leslie Dixon, Steve Hirsen and Harry Ufland Join Chapman Faculty For Fall Semester
The mobile platformer graduated from the Digital Arts department, catching the attention of local press with its endearing graphics, creative gameplay, and nearly-funded Kickstarter campaign.
The Orange County Business Journal highlighted one of our new international efforts, a partnership with Taiwan. Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts has formed a partnership with Taiwan’s Taipei National University of the Arts to promote exchanges between faculty and students through joint educational and experimental projects. The Dodge College has several Continue Reading »
Congratulations are in order for Chapman Singapore student Sonia Chew, who recently took the top prize at Singapore’s largest pop music station.
Dodge College has hired four industry veterans to the full-time faculty roster, beginning this semester, including three brand-new members of our community. As the students throw themselves back into the swing of classes and productions, these new faculty will supercharge our programs, especially screenwriting, and begin the semester with a bang!
Web video – that is, video conceived of, shot, and produced entirely for disribution through online channels – is revolutionizing the film world. Built from the ground-up with digital technologies in mind, Dodge College thrives on these new storytelling principles. And so do our students – recently, to the tune of $10,000!
Chapman Filmed Entertainment Ramps up Inaugural Production; Thriller “Trigger” Pegged as First Feature Film Project!
The accolades and positive reviews of Women In Focus 2012 just keep rolling in! This morning, Society News LA posted about the conference, highlighting the panelists and VIPs at the event.
Exciting news for TV and webseries-loving writing students today, as reported on AllThingsD. Amazon has released the first details on their Amazon Studios website, seeking submissions in the comedy and children’s series categories. From the Amazon Instant Video mini-site: What Kinds of Series Does Amazon Studios Want? We’re looking for compelling new voices and characters Continue Reading »
The Daily Pilot published a feature about our Women In Focus conference yesterday, in their “The Crowd” section, highlighting influential members of the Orange County community. An interesting bit of Dodge College news from The Daily Pilot: Bob Bassett, dean of the Lawrence and Kristina Dodge College of Film and Media Arts at Chapman University, Continue Reading »